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Filed Under:Industries / NGOs & Nonprofits
Posts on Regator:521
Posts / Week:2.7
Archived Since:May 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

4 Steps to Make Social Media Matter: Part 1

  Pressure. You feel it. I feel it. The pressure to generate social media miracles. It’s still there, even this many years in. And whether the source (that you’re keeping up, have a billion Facebook likes or Twitter followers, or your Instagram strategy is driving action) is your boss, board chair and/or your colleague in […]

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here Communication and Digital Content Manager Global Green USA (Santa Monica, CA) Communications Director Americans for Tax Fairness (Washington, D.C.) Communications Director In Defense of Animals...Show More Summary

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here Associate Director of Media Relations American Rivers (Washington, D.C.) Communications And Campaigns Manager Waterkeepers Chesapeake (Takoma Park, MD) Communications Director Western Environmental...Show More Summary

Live Your Nonprofit Brand (Case Study: Upwell)

How one organizations shows, rather than tells its unique value and impact (a.k.a. brand)…Bittersweet news from the Upwell team. I opened this email tentatively this morning, a little afraid of what I’d be getting. I’ve followed Upwell with great excitement since its founding four years ago—learning so much from its fresh, collaborative and completely open […]

25 OMG Nonprofit Communications Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here Advocacy/Editorial Officer AJC/Jacob Blaustein (New York, NY) Community Engagement & Communications Manager America SCORES (Boston, MA) Development & Communications Associate Lillian’s List...Show More Summary

1 Week into 2015: Where are You Headed?

This practical, doable marketing plan template takes you from goals to benchmarks, work plan, action and impact! Those New Year’s resolutions—including the ones we set for marketing and fundraising work—are so hard to keep. That’s because most resolutions are action items, rather than goals (the real “what we want to get to”). When elements in […]

New Year, New Nonprofit Marketing Job

Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here Associate Director of Communications Hammer Museum (Los Angeles, CA) Brand and Integrated Marketing Manager Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (New York, NY) Communications Associate...Show More Summary

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job

Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here Communications Associate Powder River Basin Resource Council (Sheridan, WY) Communications Coordinator National Flute Association (Chicago, IL) Communications Manager Any Baby Can (Austin,...Show More Summary

Great News, Great Time to Ask

Here’s my response to a fantastic question raised by one of our colleague nonprofit communicators this week. Eager to hear your thoughts! Q:  Should I include an ask in announcing a big win? Tomorrow we’ll email supporters to celebrate a recent victory. This win has not been a focus in our emails to folks on […]

Ooh! Aah! Jobs for Nonprofit Communicators

Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here Change Communications Specialist and Employee Communications Specialist Howard Hughes Medical Institute (Chevy Chase, MD) Chief Communications Director Nurse-Family Partnership...Show More Summary

Get into Conversation: That’s Matterness

Thanks to guest blogger Allison Fine, who authored this new guide to nonprofit relationship building, Matterness: What Fearless Leaders Know About the Power and Promise of Social Media. One of the most amazing things about social media is that they allow people to talk directly with one another. This is also one of the things […]

Less IS More, but Harder

Malala’s message is an unbeatable combo of passion, specificity and brevity. Use this triad as a checklist for your organization’s messages. Less is more—much harder to craft but totally worth it. “This award is not just for me. It is...Show More Summary

Delight to Connect (Case Study: Relationship Building)

Zappos is known for its operations smarts and customer-friendly orientation. But this delightful addition to the return confirmation email I received from Zappos this morning was a real surprise—That trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house went smoothly. Here’s what I love about it: Transforms a transactional communication from mundane to […]

To-Die-For Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Account Director, Temp Digital Project Manager & Temp Web Developer Grizzard Communications (Atlanta, GA/Los Angeles, CA) Communications Associate Mobile Alliance for...Show More Summary

Mysterious Power of a Fresh Approach (Case Study)

I was thrilled to hear from Getting Attention reader Elizabeth (Betsey) Russell recently, with news of her just-released mystery, Other People’s Money. Betsey, who has written for foundations for more than 20 years, has parlayed that experience into a must-read tale set in the heart of the foundation world. While fiction isn’t something we usually […]

Woulda Coulda Shoulda #GivingTuesday

Would you have generated donations your organizations wouldn’t have gotten otherwise if you had participated in this year’s #GivingTuesday? Could you have tried some new strategies this year, like the matching gifts offered in so many #GivingTuesday campaigns? Should you have built an all-org #GivingTuesday giving team to capitalize on the relationships with donors and […]

Invest 10 Minutes for Priceless Insights: Nonprofit Communications Trends

My friend and colleague Kivi Leroux Miller, over at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, provides a wonderful service for nonprofit marketers like us—her annual report of trends in the field. I urge you to take ten minutes right now to respond to her 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey. What you’ll get in return: Special preview webinar on […]

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Monday Matters

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Assistant Editor & Senior Director, Business Development and Marketing Arabella Advisors, LLC (Washington, D.C./Flexible) Associate Editor  Spertus Institute for Jewish...Show More Summary

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Associate Director of Communications and Communications Assistant Demos (New York, NY) Chief Strategy and Communications Officer Bay.org (San Francisco, CA) Communications...Show More Summary

Your Future! Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here Communications Assistant Pesticide Action Network (Oakland, CA) Communications Director Community Health Councils (Los Angeles, CA) Communications Manager Health Connected...Show More Summary

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